apelloid

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English[edit]

apelloid (Cebus apella)
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Noun[edit]

apelloid (plural apelloids)

  1. Any capuchin monkey of the species Cebus apella or of the new genus Sapajus.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Formerly Cebus apella included species now assigned to a new genus Sapajus, which uses an old synonym for Cebus. It is unclear how apelloid will be applied.